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1890 Communities Near Colters Ferry ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Colters Ferry in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Colters Ferry.

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Colters Ferry
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Colters Ferry
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Brazelia (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brazelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Colters Ferry
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Colters Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Colters Ferry
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Colters Ferry
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Colters Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Colters Ferry
 - West Greene had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Colters Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Colters Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colters Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colters Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0537, Longitude: -88.0395     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colters Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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